Janelle Leger

AAUW honors Whatcom County's top math, science students

The Bellingham Herald
Twenty-eight young women from Whatcom County high schools were honored May 14 by the Bellingham branch of the American Association of University Women at the annual High School Scholars Recognition Program. The high school juniors were nominated by their respective schools for excellence in math, science and technology, according to Gwen Parker.

WWU's Janelle Leger receives $530,000 NSF award

Western Today staff

Western Washington University Assistant Professor Janelle Leger has been awarded a five-year, $530,000 Early CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation, an extremely prestigious award given out to a small number of junior faculty members each year in an effort to promote their promising research and scholarship.


WWU researchers say they could dramatically cut cost of solar power

The Bellingham Herald
A team of Western Washington University researchers have developed a new approach to solar electricity generation they say could eventually cut solar power to 1/10th of its current cost. The team recently won a three-year grant of $970,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue their research.

WWU receives $970,000 NSF grant for solar-energy research

John Thompson
University Communications

Faculty at Western Washington University’s Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Center have been awarded a three-year $970,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue their research into producing the next generation of solar panels.